Javier Teniente (Vigo, 1968) has covered conflicts caused by war, marginalisation and natural disasters in different places around the world. Among his most outstanding reports are those made in Kosovo (1999), Iraq (2003), Haiti (2004), and the disaster caused by Tsunami at Banda Aceh, Indonesia (January 2005). For years he has collaborated as a photographer with the United Nations, Doctors of the World, Doctors Without Borders, Action Against Hunger and other international organizations. He is currently working on a book and exhibition project called Tierra de Pocos.

Contact

info@javierteniente.com
+34 609473060

Awards

2003 International Luis Valtueña Prize for Humanitarian Photography
2004 Luis Ksado Prize for Photographic Creation (Finalist)
Galicia Comunication Prize
2005 International Luis Valtueña Prize for Humanitarian Photography
2006 Ortega y Gasset Prizes for Journalism. Special Mention

Publications

2002 Mans Salgadas Edicións Xerais
2003 Iraq, Postwar days Edicións Xerais
2009 Cabalos de Vento, Curros de Pedra Edicións Xerais
2016 Children of the Ocean Editorial Blume

Solo exhibitions

2000 Humanitarian Emergencies Casa das Artes, Vigo, Spain
2001 Humanitarian Emergencies Cuenca, Spain
Humanitarian Emergencies International Airport of Atenas, Grecia
Humanitarian Emergencies París, France
Humanitarian Emergencies Londres, England
Humanitarian Emergencies Roma, Italy
2003 Mans Salgadas Iglesia de la Universidad, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2006 Mans Salgadas Forum of Barcelona, Spain
2006 Haití. Territories in Conflict. Revela 06, A Coruña, Spain
2010 Children of the Ocean Centro Social Caixanova, A Coruña, Spain
Children of the Ocean Museo del Mar of Galicia, Vigo, Spain
2011 Children of the Ocean Centro Social Caixanova, Ourense, Spain
Children of the Ocean Fundación Caixa Galicia, Ferrol, Spain
2015 Mans Salgadas Sala Afundación, Ferrol, Spain
Mans Salgadas Sala Afundación, Lugo, Spain
2015 Vigo Smiles Vigo, Spain
2016 Children of the Ocean Sala Afundación, Lugo, Spain
2016 Children of the Ocean Museu Maritim of Barcelona, Spain

Group exhibitions

1999 Photoespaña, Images for Dignity Madrid, Spain
2000 IX Fotobienal Vigo, Spain
2001 Images for Dignity Photo Festival Milan, Italy
2002 Images for Dignity Ministry of Culture, Andorra
2002 Robert Miller Gallery de New York
2003 Images for Dignity Córdoba, Spain
2006 FotogrÀfrica, Lives arround AIDS Casa de La Luz, Madrid, Spain
2006 FotogrÀfrica, Lives arround AIDS Patio Manning, Barcelona, Spain
2007 Un camino, seis miradas Copenhague, Denmark
Un camino, seis miradas Museum of art and decoration, Riga, Latvia
Un camino, seis miradas Bryggens Museum, Bergen, Norway
Un camino, seis miradas Caltagirone, Italy
2008 Un camino, seis miradas Museu de Belles Arts, Castellón, Spain
Un camino, seis miradas Alicante, Spain
Un camino, seis miradas Plaza de la ciudad Vieja, Praga
2009 Um Caminho, seis Olhares Memorial da America Latina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2009 Um Caminho, seis Olhares Río de Janeiro, Brazil
2009 Un camino, seis miradas Museum Schottenstift, Viena
2010 Images for Dignity Oporto, Portugal
Miradas en el Camino de Santiago Buenos Aires, Argentina
2014 Miradas en el Camino de Santiago Instituto Cervantes, Hamburgo, Alemania
Agua Doce. Cando a agua é Arte Cidade da Cultura de Galicia, Spain